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Monday, June 10, 2013

Checklist - Birds of Kanha

Check list of Birds - Kanha National Park


Here is a checklist of birds found in Kanha National Park and around. Bird watchers may be able to use and tick birds they see when visiting Kanha. If you want a copy you may get one from our resort in Kanha. I have not given scientific or local names here but common names only.




Gold mantled chloropsis
Jerdons Leaf Bird
Pied Starling
Jungle Myna
Spangled Drongo
White Bellied Drongo
Ashy Drongo
Black Drongo
Racket Tailed Drongo
Oriental Turtel Dove
White Rumped Shama
Yellow fronted Woodpecker
Brown Capped Pigmy Woodpecker
White Naped Woodpecker
Black rumped flameback
White Throated Flycatcher
Asian Borwn flycatcher
White Browed Flycatcher
Asian Paradise Flycatcher
Verditor Flycatcher
Black Naped Monarch
Black Hooded Oriole
Blyth's Reed Warbler
Clamarous Reed Warbler
Hume's Warbler
Golden Oriole
Booted Warbler
Sulphur Bellied Warbler
Common Iora
Greenish Warbler
Common Chiff Chaff
White Eyed Buzzard
Ultramarine Flycatcher
Indian Pitta
White Eye
Brown Headed Barbet
Crimson Breasted Barbet
Bronze Winged Dove
Painted Snipe
Common Snipe
Indian Silver Bill
Red  Avadavat
White Rumped Munia
Zitting Cisticola
Red Rumped Swallows
Wire Tailed Swallows
Eurasian Cuckoo
Black Headed Munia
Crested Tree Swift
Common Baya
Plain martin
Grey Francolin
Painted Francolin
Tickell's Flycatcher
Thick Billed Flycatcher
Red Breasted Flycatcher
Magpie Robin
Brown Cheeked Fulvetta
Painted Spurfowl
Red Spurfowl
Red Jungle Fowl
Oriental Honey Buzzard
Pallas Fish Eagle
Crested Serpent Eagle
Eurasian Marsh Harrier
Crested Hawk Eagle
Osprey
Long Billed Vulture
White Rumped Vulture
Egyptian Vulture
King Vulture
Shikra
Eurasian Sparrow Hawk
Common Kestrel
Spotted Dove
Ring Dove
Laughing Dove
Mottled Wood Owl
Barred Jungle Owlet
Brown Fish Owl
Spotted Owlet
Tawny Eagle Owl
Indian Eagle Owl
Indian Scops Owl
Yellow Fronted Green Pigeon
Orange Breasted Green Pigeon
Indian Scimitar Babbler
Tawny Babbler
Jungle Babbler
Purple Sunbird
Scarlet Minivet
Long Tailed Minivet
Small minivet
Rufous Treepie
Eurasian Wigeon
Northern Pintail
Lesser Adjutant Stork
Wooly Necked Stork
Chestnut Shouldered Petronia
Rose Ringed Parakeet
Common Kingfisher
Plum Headed Parakeet
Alexandrine Parakeet
Pied Kingfisher
Stork Billed Kingfisher
White Throated Kingfisher
Common Stonechat
Common Tailor Bird
Pied Stonechat
White Ibis
Plain prinia
Brown Rock Chat
Jungle Prinia
Ashy Prinia
Yellow Eyed Babbler
Little Cormorant
Glossy Ibis
Indian Cormorant
Brahminy Starling
Rosy starling
Yellow Wattled Lapwing
Red Wattled Lapwing
Eurasian Thicknee
Rufous Tailed Lark
Tree Pipit
Olive Backed Pippit
Chestnut Bellied Nuthatch
Malabar Pied Hornbill
Common Grey Hornbill
Barn Swallows
Chestnut Tailed Starling
Brown Shrike
Bay Backed Shrike
Long Tailed Shrike
Indian Robin
Large Cuckoo Shrike
Common Hawk Cuckoo
Grey Headed Canary Flycatcher
Shirkeer Malkoha
Lesser Whistling teals



There is a possibility that some names have been mis-spelled or serial number has gone wrong please do not mind the same. Hotels at Kanha may be able to provide a check list if available or else you can get a copy from shop at Khatia entrance of Kanha Tiger Reserve or one at the museum / canteen in Kanha zone.